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Doctor insights on: Cryptococcosis Signs

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Dr. Anil Panackal
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Cryptococcosis (Definition)

An infection caused by fungus Cryptococcus ...Read more


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How probable is it that I could have got bird flu or cryptococcosis from the bird?

How probable is it that I could have got bird flu or cryptococcosis from the bird?

Not likely: What bird are you concerned about? It you do not have any symptoms, it is unlikely that you have either infection. ...Read more

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What's the battle's sign?

What's the battle's sign?

Mastoid ecchymosis: It is an indication of injury to middle cranial fossa due to trauma and the blood may track along the course of the the posterior auricular artery casing mastoid ecchymosis ...Read more

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What are signs, symptoms?

What are signs, symptoms?

External vs internal: Symptoms are what the patient reports - feelings, pain, hot flashes, visual disturbance, headache, etc. Signs are what the observer, usually a doctor, determines objectively - blood pressure, temperature, laboratory values, results of x-rays, etc. ...Read more

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What are the signs of add?

What are the signs of add?

ADD: There are several types. Classically inattention and problems finishing tasks plus fidgityness. A second type may not display hyperactivity but only poor concentraion and difficulty finishing taks. (type ii). To learn more variations look up daniel amen md on the author section of amazon. ...Read more

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What is the trousseu sign?

What is the trousseu sign?

(Trousseau Sign: There are two different trousseau signs. One may be seen in a patient with low calcium. (trousseau sign of latent tetany) a blood pressure cuff on the arm is inflated (> systolic blood pressure) x 3 minutes. This can cause spasm in the forearm & hand (the silhouette looks a bit like a swan’s head and neck). ...Read more

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What is the sign for iicp?

What is the sign for iicp?

See below: Normal icp is 7-15 mm hg; when pressures near 20-25 mm hg, intervention is considered. See "signs and symptoms" at following website: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/intracranial_pressure. ...Read more

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What's signs of a mini stoke?

Same as stroke: Any sign of stroke is am emergency. The signs of stroke can be remembered by the acronym fast. F-facial droop; a- arm drift when extended directly forward; s - speech that is abnormal or slurred; t- time is of the essence so of you see the signs above call 911 immediately. A mini-stroke (or tia) has the same symptoms but they resolve. No one should stay home to figure this out, get help asap. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of mg?

What are the warning signs of mg?

Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis can present in different forms. For example, patient with ocular mg may present with variable ptosis of one or the both eyes. Patient may also have on/off diplopia. Systemic signs could be difficulty with doing repeatitive activities in the form of fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the sign of diverticulos?

What are the sign of diverticulos?

May have pain: Diverticulosis is a condition where you have small outpouchings or pockets that develop along the colon (large intestine). This is very common as adults age. They may cause no symptoms. Sometimes if they get inflamed you may have abdominal pain or even an abscess or perforation. If you have severe pain, see doctor at once. Routine exercise and a high-fiber diet help avoid problems. ...Read more

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What are the signs of an overdose?

A lot depends: On many things. Classical "overdose" of sedatives like narcotics and benzodiazepines associated with marked sedation and decreased respiratory effort. ...Read more

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What are some signs of colorblindness?

What are some signs of colorblindness?

None: Most eyes without color perception appear normal. So the only issue is symptoms (signs are observed; symptoms are experienced). When old enough a color deficient will recognize the difference in their perceptions and those of their peers. Many never know about it until testing in later life. Mostly there are few problems with lowered color vision. ...Read more

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Any signs that the baby is on the way?

Any signs that the baby is on the way?

See below: Rupture of membranes, (sudden gush of fluid). Steady and repetitive contractions are the usual signs. ...Read more

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Signs that you may be allergic to crabs?

Signs that you may be allergic to crabs?

Food allergy: Symptoms can include hives, swelling, itching, trouble breathing, throat swelling, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps. You can have any combination of these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the sign and symtomp of psikosis?

Psychosis?: I'm assuming you mean psychosis? Hallucinations such as voices and delusions such as paranoia or feeling that everyone is trying to hurt you or watch you are indicators of possible psychosis. The inability to distinguish consensually defined reality is another feature. ...Read more

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What are some signs of you being pergaent?

What are some signs of you being pergaent?

Pregnancy symptoms: The symptoms of early pregnancy are missed period, nausea, vomiting, breast fullness and tenderness, fatigue. Some women experience dizziness. There are many more. Usually in normal pregnancy no bleeding. ...Read more

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At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

Scars or marks: Usuually you can suspect someone may be using drugs via injection (iv) methods when you see multiple puncture marks on their arms (usually at the fold of the inner elbow) hands, neck, feet/toes and even woman's breasts (yep, their breasts). Repeated abscesses (like a large pimple) can also develop at the sites where they are injecting. ...Read more

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Signs of herpes?

Signs of herpes?

Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read more

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Signs of diabetes?

Signs of diabetes?

Varies: Signs of diabetes are: frequent urination, thirst, blurry vision, hunger, fatigue, unexplained weight loss, frequent infections, wounds that heal slowly, tingling in hands or feet, or you can have no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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Signs of end of life?

Signs of end of life?

Varies.: In a "natural" death-

in the last few months / weeks - progressive wt loss, anorexia, refusal to eat, weakness, increased sleeping and somnolence, confusion.

In the last few days / hours - decreased respiration and altered patterns of breathing, gurgling / inability to handle secretions. ...Read more

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Signs of endometrosis?

Signs of endometrosis?

Pain: Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus (the endometrium) grows outside your uterus. The primary symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain, often associated with your menstrual period. Although many women experience cramping during their menstrual period, women with endometriosis typically describe menstrual pain that's far worse. Th. ...Read more

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What is cullen's sign?

What is cullen's sign?

Pancreatitis: This is swelling and bruising around the umbilicus. It's an old, pre-imaging era sign that acute pancreatitis is likely to be present. ...Read more

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What are signs of gout?

What are signs of gout?

Swelling and pain: gout is the greatest imitator of an infection: a joint affected with gout will look red and swollen and feel warm. ...Read more

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What is a babinski sign?

What is a babinski sign?

Babinski sign: The babinski sign is the response of the toes, foot and knee to stimulation of the sole of the foot. When the big toe extends, the other toes fan apart (and the ankle dorsiflexes and knee flexes in some cases), this is a positive or upgoing toe sign, which means the nerve input to the toes has been damaged somewhere in the brain or the spinal cord. ...Read more

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What is breadwinner sign?

Not know about it: I would like to know the context of this usage. ...Read more

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What are some signs of ms?

What are some signs of ms?

MS: The MS patient, more frequently present with blurred vision, one extremity, or both difficult, loss equilibrium, poor concentration, anxious, imbalance, difficult to sleep, numbness one side or bilateral. ...Read more

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What is signs of pregency?

What is signs of pregency?

Skipped periods: The most common is a skipped period, and almost all home pregnancy tests will be able to identify a pregnancy within a week of a missed period. Other common findings early on are fatigue, dizziness, breast tenderness, and sometimes increased appetite. ...Read more

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What are signs of stroke?

What are signs of stroke?

Emergency: This kind of question worries me. If you are watching anyone who you think is having a stroke then minutes count. Lives can be saved with rapid and immediate medical attention. If you have not already called 911 or gotten the person into medical care regardless of the answers here it may be wise to do so now. ...Read more

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What is itching a sign of?

What is itching a sign of?

Where: Since this? Came n my section, I assume u mean vaginal or vulvar, most common is yeast but many other conditions can cause itching so see your gyn for an exam and culture. ...Read more